Annual Meeting of Office of Tibet Representatives Underway in Dharamshala

CTA President/DIIR Kalon Dr Lobsang Sangay with DIIR Secretary Sonam Norby Dagpo and Secretary (Equivalent) Dhardon Sharling

Dharamshala: The annual meeting of the Representatives of Office Of Tibet’s (OOT) is currently underway at the Kashag Secretariat from 11 to 12 October 2017. The meeting is organised by the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Central Tibetan Administration.

CTA President/DIIR Kalon Dr Lobsang Sangay with DIIR Secretary Sonam Norby Dagpo and Secretary (Equivalent) Dhardon Sharling

The inaugural session of the meeting was presided over by President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay and DIIR Secretaries Sonam N Dagpo and Tenzin Dhardon Sharling. The welcome address of the meeting was delivered by Secretary Sonam Norbu Dagpo.

President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Secretaries Sonam N Dagpo and Dhardon Sharling of the Department of Information and International Relations and Office of Tibet representatives at the meeting in Kashag hall on 11 October 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

President Sangay in his opening remarks laid out the special focus of the meeting, which was, the Central Tibetan Administration’s Five-Fifty vision, policy directives and planning for the “Thank you year” in 2018.

The meeting deliberated on various agendas of the Central Tibetan Administration including the deliberations of the Five-Fifty Forum as well as discussions and recommendations on administration and activities of the OOTs and a follow-up action on the previous annual meeting of the representatives.

This is the second Office of Tibet (OOT) meeting of the 15th Kashag. The meeting is being held after the successful conclusion of the three-day Five-Fifty Forum: Shaping Tibet’s Political Future, organised by DIIR.

Tibetan representatives at the meeting on 11 October 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

Tibetan representatives at the meeting on 11 October 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR